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Military leaders since World War II

by Carl W. Borklund

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Admirals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Generals.,
    • Admirals.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the careers of eleven modern American military figures, including Colin Powell, William Westmoreland, Edward Rowny, and James Abrahamson.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby C.W. Borklund.
      SeriesAmerican profiles, American profiles (Facts on File, Inc.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE840.4 .B67 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1560283M
      ISBN 100816026068
      LC Control Number91041403
      OCLC/WorldCa24954367

        World War I was a global conflict between the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria; and the Allies which was a coalition of many nations, most prominently the Great Britain, France, Russia, Japan and began with the declaration of war by Austria-Hungary on Serbia on the 28th of July, ; and ended with the surrender of Germany on . Profiles of 10 American World War II leaders, including Claire Lee Chennault, Douglas MacArthur, Chester Nimitz, Jacqueline Cochran, Curtis LeMay, & George Patton. Students will enjoy reading about the outstanding leadership of these military figures, including MacArthur. The book is divided into the war in the Pacific & the war in Europe.

      The Japanese occupation of Burma was the period between and during World War II, when Burma was occupied by the Empire of Japanese had assisted formation of the Burma Independence Army, and trained the Thirty Comrades, who were the founders of the modern Armed Forces ().The Burmese hoped to gain support of the Japanese in expelling the British, so that Burma . Okay, not really a bad field commander. In fact, a pretty fair one. The only reason he’s on the list is that, like a British version of Macarthur, he too may be one of the most overrated commanders of World War Monty is credited—and rightfully so—for his victory at El Alamein, Egypt in October of , it must be remembered he was fighting an exhausted and over-extended German.

      The United States Army in World War II book series by multiple authors includes books United States Army in World War II: Reader's Guide, United States Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations Last Offensive, United States Army in World War Ii, Middle East Theatre, Persian Corridor and Aid to Russia, and several more.   During World War II, he was the top Army commander in the Pacific, then supreme commander in Japan; he became a General of the Army (five stars) in late During the Korean War in the early s, he openly differed with the Truman administration on policy in Korea and was relieved of all his commands in by President Harry S. Truman.


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